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You can catch family movies for only $1 this summer

You can catch family movies for only $1 this summer
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NYC's best water playgrounds for kids and swimming pools for kids are great ways to combat the heat and humidity. But, if we're being honest, we're not opposed to staying cool indoors, either.  

When the 90-degree weather becomes too overwhelming, duck into your local Regal Cinemas for the annual Summer Movie Express. Beginning July 2 in NYC, participating locations (Long Island City, Sheepshead Bay and Staten Island) will celebrate the season with a lovely offer: $1 kids' movies! Visitors will need to make their way to the theater on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings at 10am to participate in the cheap fun. (Films are either rated G or PG.)  

"We invite people of all ages to join us for three months of fun and entertainment as we feature family-friendly blockbusters,” Ken Thewes, Regal’s chief marketing officer said in a statement. “This summer program is the perfect way for families to spend quality time together while enjoying a big-screen experience.” 

There's certainly a lot to look forward to for little film buffs and their guardians. The 2019 lineup includes Despicable Me 3, Smallfoot, Secret Life of Pets, Trolls, Shrek 2 and plenty of other family movies. No need to twist our arm—we're already perusing the schedule and planning our concession stand purchases. 

Visit for the full lineup and more information about the series. Don't forget to take advantage of free summer movies in NYC parks, too! 

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